Videos: Chris Paul’s Magic and Emeka’s Thunderous Dunk

Beautiful.

Nasty.

Attacking the Boards: Birthday Bash

LeBron James turned 25 yesterday. As you can tell from the photo above, this prompted some childish actions from the Cleveland Cavaliers squad that everyone has come to expect. It also prompted one of the most unlikely, unbelievable and improbable situations in the history of the NBA.

With 34 seconds left in the game, [...]

Video: Shannon Brown Puts Vladimir Radmanovic In His Poster

For Eric.

Attacking the Boards: The Best In The World

When things aren’t going well, it’s not a bad thing to have Kobe Bryant on your team.

And when Kobe has that scowl on his face, well, it’s just downright unfair for the opposition.

Facing a high octane offense for the second night in a row, the Lakers had to answer with fire power, [...]

It’s Official: T-Mac Is Done In Houston

The Houston Rockets and Tracy McGrady have agreed to part ways, according to a report by SI’s Chris Mannix.

McGrady was sent home before the Rockets game against New Jersey last week after complaining about playing time. McGrady missed the first 23 games of the season while recovering from microfracture knee surgery. Continue reading…

Attacking the Boards: The Durantula

Sure, it was against the Nets, but these are the games the Thunder are suppose to win and need to win if they want to compete for a playoff spot this year or in the future. The match-ups were in the favor of Oklahoma City but there were some weaknesses and the Nets actually [...]

Blazers’ Fernandez and Batum Eyeing Late January Return

The Portland Trail Blazers are optimistic about the potential return of forwards Rudy Fernandez and Nicolas Batum some time in January, according to a report by Jason Quick of The Oregonian. These two injuries have not garnered as much publicity as the tragic losses of Greg Oden and Joel Przybilla but Batum and Fernandez are no doubt interval parts of the Portland franchise.

Athletic trainer Jay Jensen said Batum is scheduled to travel with the team and possibly could play on its next extended trip, which begins with the Jan. 18 game in Washington and continues with games at Philadelphia, Boston and Detroit. Continue reading…

Attacking the Boards: Bosh Man

Detroit played with the likes of Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince and Ben Wallace in the starting line-up for the first time in a while but they were still unable to come up with a win against the Raptors, who picked up their third Sunday win in a row (Side note: Why do the Raps [...]

Attacking The Boards: Your Best Isn’t Better Than His Worst

A broken finger on his shooting hand. A bum right elbow. A team that isn’t playing up to par. These are the things that Kobe Bryant had to deal with just one day after suffering a pretty bad loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Oh, and starting small forward Ron Artest fell down the stairs [...]

Video: Terrence Williams Should Be In The Dunk Contest